What’s the meaning of the phrase ‘hospital pass’ in football?
What does the football phrase ‘good feet’ mean?
This week’s football phrase is ‘a goal that deserves to win any game’
We continue looking at the language of the FA Cup and so today we introduce the football phrase ‘Hallowed turf’
Game needs a goal: We use this football cliche when a match is not that exciting
Hairdryer treatment: An expression used to describe how Sir Alex Ferguson (see Fergie) angrily shouts at players at half-time if they are under-performing.
To go down to the wire: When a game, or more usually a league, has an exciting or tight finish. The result is not known until the very end.
(to) Get off to a flier: This simply means that a team has started a match or the season very well indeed
The languagecaster team explain a new football phrase or cliche for learners of English who love the sport. Click on the link below to learn about the phrase ‘a game of two halves’, while you can also read the transcript.
Today’s Euro 2012 football language is the phrase ‘the group of death’
This week’s football cliche is ‘It’s the hope that kills you’
On this week’s show we introduce the phrase ‘A great advert for the game’
Who was running around like a ‘headless chicken’ last weekend – Check out languagecaster’s English for football phrase to find out.
Another new English for football phrase from the languagecaster team – this week to have one foot in
Football Cliche: To gatecrash the top 4
This week’s English For Football phrase is the expression household name which simply means very well known.